National Age Group Squad is for Age Group divers who are members of the Scottish Swimming National age group training programme. This squad is selected entirely at the discretion of the acting Scottish National Coach and the National Diving convener. Again there is a minimum degree of difficulty requirement which is set by the acting Scottish National coach.
|Scottish National Age Group Squad|
|Age||9 - 16 years (guidelines only)|
|Training||Three wet sessions and two Dry sessions per week (Additional training may be available through Scottish Swimming)|
|Duration||Timetable agreed with coaches|
|7.00 pm - 8.30 pm
5.00 pm - 7.30 pm
5.00 pm - 7.00 pm
3.30 pm - 5.30 pm (Dry Training)
10.00 am - 1.00 pm (Dry Training)
|Divers are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes before wet sessions to ensure a good warm up, and if possible to bring their own warm up mat|
|Requirements||Very good dry land and gymnastic skills
Exceptionally high Talent Identification scores
|Attendance||100% attendance and prompt punctuality is expected.|
|Attitude||Must be committed to following the programme set out by the coach. 100% effort is expected at all times|
Squad divers are expected to attend:
|Aims||To be in the top 6 in relevant Age Group competitions in GB.
To win medals at ASA age group Championships.
|Goals||These will be written by the divers, checked and agreed on by the coach. Goals should be realistic and achievable, assuming consistent improvements are made.|